Katie Walsh

Katie Walsh

Registered Social Worker
BA.(Sociology/Psychology), B.S.W., M.S.W., R.S.W.

Individual, Couples & Family Counselling
Ages: Teens (13-17), Young Adults (18-24), Adults, Seniors


Katie has over a decade of experience working alongside individuals, couples and families both in-person and virtually. Most of this time has been spent in community health care supporting individuals experiencing severe/persistent mental health challenges, persons/families living with addiction, those experiencing a mental health crisis and/or suicide ideation, providing counselling/therapy using a variety of modalities, as well as completing critical incident debriefs for those whom just experienced a traumatic event.

In her work, Katie is grounded in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT). She is a solution focused and strengths-based practitioner who puts emphasis on a motivational interviewing lens to ensure she is using a client-centred approach. She is dedicated to lifelong learning and post-graduate training is something that she values when it comes to staying current and using best practice.

Katie places emphasis on creating a non-judgemental, open and comfortable environment to support others.

Katie Walsh - A Holding Place

Katie Walsh

Education

  • Master of Social Work - Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
  • Bachelor of Social Work - Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL
  • Bachelor of Arts - Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL

Registration

  • Registered Social Worker with Newfoundland and Labrador College of Social Workers, #3309

Professional Membership

  • Newfoundland and Labrador College of Social Workers (NLCSW)

Contact:

Email: help@aholdingplace.ca 
Tel: (709) 738-0432